It’s finally been announced friends, the light rail is all systems go come February 17th and I for one, am actually excited to see what all the fuss is about.
We’ve all had our gripes about the whole thing, sure, but since it’s here and I’m guessing here to stay, we should enjoy and make use the whole closing the gap between the city and the sea thing.
Here are our top 5 things to look for when you do (and we all know you will) try out the light rail.
A local business you may have missed/forgotten about
Hunter Street was indeed a nightmare during construction, this is 100% true. But now that it’s all up and running again, and public transport is all systems go, can you spot all the amazing destinations you may have missed. The Rock Shop? Press Book House? We lost many, yes but those who made it need our support now more than ever so let’s rally behind the
“Not like the trams in Melbourne though” is a saying I’ve heard at least three times. Melbourne
Tourists being surprised that Newcastle is a coastal town
I know it was a bit confusing there for a while but now with the light rail, the real epicentre of the city is on
Now I cannot confirm or deny whether this will actually be a thing but I hope that someone makes it a thing. Buskers on trams are amazing and a little extra
Drunken kids thinking they are on a bus
Everyone knows Hunter Street is a bit of a hotspot, particularly on a Wednesday night. Those
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The Civic Theatre at night
Ship in the harbour
Newy Burger Co
Kram on the tram
Louie The Sheep!
Queen’s Wharf Hotel
Someone on a Bykko